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There are a lot of people here who have pictures of Alfa's racing in the Trans Am series. Let's post all the pictures we can find here on this thread. Here are just a few of what I have. I need to scan more.

Charlie Thieriot at unknown track 1971

Charlie Thieriot at unknown track 1971

Charlie Thieriot at unknown track 1971

Charlie Thieriot Laguna Seca pits 1971 (Host Kwech coming out of last corner)

Charlie Thieriot Laguna Seca paddock 1971 (BB member Rick Clemente with rain coat and gloves)
 

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Chuck Miller (looking to side) and Hector Vasquez (bending over) working on Charlie Thieriot's GTA at Laguna in 1972

Charlie Thieriot's set up at Laguna Seca in 1972

Laguna Seca grid 1972

Opening laps of Riverside 1972

Last corner at Laguna Seca 1972
 

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Charlie Thieriot drag racing Ed Wach's at Riverside in 1972

Charlie Thieriot chasing after Bert Everett at Laguna Seca in 1972

Charlie Thieriot and Ed Wachs at Riverside in 1972
 

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alfa75 88 said:
Anthony- I never realised your GTA had so much history..
The red/white/green GTA pictured above is not our GTA, it's the "sister car".

Here are a couple of our GTA below. It has quite a bit of history as well.



Riverside paddock in 1969

Charlie Thieriot leading B Sedan at Riverside 1969
 

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Great fun to see the old Laguna Seca shots. I spent a weekend there watching Formula 5000 races in '71. A cousin of mine was (at the time) married to Skip Barber who was racing then. Prior to that I had been to SCCA events at Cotati and hillclimbs in Idaho and Washington state in the early sixties (stretching the memory cells a bit).

Makes me want to go to the track . . . now! George
 

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Jochen Rindt in the first TransAm race, Sebring 1966, winning 1st overall, beating Bob Tullius's V-8 Dodge Dart among others. His mechanic, Businello as I recall, had rolled the car earlier that week in practice, thus the wrinkles in the bodywork.
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I believe, but I'm not certain, that the Rindt car above is now in the UK, owned by a leading Bugatti specialist. The car I'm thinking of was on the race card at the Goodwood Revival this year, but did not race. It has an all-alloy floor.

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Hit an Apex said:
Small word. Ed Wachs just announced a two car Champ Car Atlantic team for next year
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Anthony, have you been in contact with Ed Wachs? He shows up in the T/A days in various GTAs. Both LHD and RHD. Wonder if he has any S/Ns recorded? or other GTA racer identifing info.

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kengta said:
Anthony, have you been in contact with Ed Wachs? He shows up in the T/A days in various GTAs. Both LHD and RHD. Wonder if he has any S/Ns recorded? or other GTA racer identifing info.

Regards

Ken
Ken,
You think it's the same Ed Wach's that own's the Champ Car and Atlantic team mentioned above by Hit an Apex?
 

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Here are more that bb member GTV4EVER posted a while back in another thread. I believe they were taken in Canada.

PLEASE POST YOUR PERIOD ALFA TRANS AM PICTURES ON THIS THREAD IF YOU HAVE SOME OR EMAIL THEM TO ME AND I'LL DO IT.

Bert Everett's GTA being worked on in the paddock

Unknown GTA in the paddock

Start of the race

Unknown GTA in the paddock
 
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